Delayed Puberty in Girls

1. What is delayed puberty? Failure to enter into puberty later than 14 years is called delayed puberty. 2. What are the causes of delayed puberty? These can be divided into general causes and specific causes. Constitutional delay of growth and puberty, chronic childhood diseases and under nutrition are the general causes. The specific causes […]

Delayed Puberty in Boys

1. What is delayed puberty? Failure to enter into puberty later than 16 years is called delayed puberty. 2. What are the causes of delayed puberty? These can be divided into general causes and specific causes. Constitutional delay of growth and puberty, chronic childhood diseases and under nutrition are the general causes. The specific causes […]

Early Puberty

1. Why do some bloom early? The problem of early blooming is called precocious puberty. If the girls show signs of puberty before the age of 8 years and if the boys before the age of 9 years then it is called precocious puberty. 2. What are the types of precocious puberty? We divide this […]

Normal Puberty

1. What is Puberty? Puberty is the sequence of physical, sexual, physiological and psychological changes that take place at adolescence which brings one to adulthood. Most of the time it is the sexual maturity which takes the forefront but all the changes needs due attention because this is the time when one moves from parental […]

Growth in Children

Is your child growing alright? Growth problems are very common but frequently missed. Schools, playgroups etc are unaware of the problems of dealing with very short child and your child may experience practical problems like unable to reach the peg or desk or sit on toilet. As they grow older they develop psychological problems of […]